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*03/02/20: Issue 1 of the relaunched '''''[[Block 9]]''''' fanzine is now available!
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*06/01/20: '''''[[Roland Goes Rescuing]]''''', a new game by [[:User:ZoeRobinson|Zoë Robinson]], is released
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*01/10/19: '''Pinball Dreams''', new game by the Batman Group
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*07/08/19: '''[[FutureOS]]''', Apps and Wallpaper update
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*09/06/19: '''''[[The Arbiter: Episode 1]]''''', a new text adventure coded live on YouTube, has been released!
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*01/05/19: Uploaded Amstrad CPC 664 Floppy Disc Drive Plate ([http://www.cpcwiki.eu/index.php/File:Amstrad_cpc_664_plate.svg SVG], [http://www.cpcwiki.eu/index.php/File:Amstrad_cpc_664_plate.pdf PDF] and [http://www.cpcwiki.eu/index.php/File:Amstrad_cpc_664_plate.png PNG] formats)
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*13/04/19: [http://www.spinpoint.org/2019/04/13/imperium-solo/ Imperium Solo] [http://www.cpcwiki.eu/forum/amstrad-cpc-hardware/usb-game-controllers-and-mice/msg173181/#msg173181 released!]
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*01/03/19: [https://www.4mhz.es/operation-alexandra/ Operation Alexandra] released!
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*26/01/19: Text adventure '''''[[The Quest For The CPCine Disk of Power!]]''''' released!
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*01/10/18: [http://www.cpcwiki.eu/forum/applications/cubeios-fat16fat32-rom-for-the-cpc's-with-xmass/ CubeMDOS / FAT16+FAT32-IDE-OS - for XMASS  *** NEW: Symbiface 3,HXC/Gotek ***]
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*20/08/18: [https://www.usebox.net/jjm/dawn-of-kernel/ The Dawn of Kernel] released!
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*02/07/18: Uploaded [[Media:Manual_parados_espanol.pdf|ParaDOS Manual in Spanish]] (pdf)
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*When the 664 was being developed, Sugar was already looking (and hinting publicly!) at the 6128
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*The [[472|CPC 472]] was a model released in Spain with an extra unaccessible 8 KB of RAM to circumvent a spanish tax that was charged on imported machines with up to 64 KB memory.
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*With a possible total amount of '''832 x 288 pixel''' (576 interlaced) the [[CPC|CPC]] was the 8 bit homecomputer with the highest screen resolution ever.
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*'''OpenOffice''' for Windows/Linux is a direct descendant of [[Star-Division|StarWriter]] for the CPC.
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*The transfer speed of the [[CPC Booster|CPC Booster +]] serial interface is faster than a standard '''DSL connection'''.
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*[[SymbOS|SymbOS]] can handle more than '''50 times''' bigger hard discs than MS Windows 95A.
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  • When the 664 was being developed, Sugar was already looking (and hinting publicly!) at the 6128
  • The CPC 472 was a model released in Spain with an extra unaccessible 8 KB of RAM to circumvent a spanish tax that was charged on imported machines with up to 64 KB memory.
  • With a possible total amount of 832 x 288 pixel (576 interlaced) the CPC was the 8 bit homecomputer with the highest screen resolution ever.
  • OpenOffice for Windows/Linux is a direct descendant of StarWriter for the CPC.
  • The transfer speed of the CPC Booster + serial interface is faster than a standard DSL connection.
  • SymbOS can handle more than 50 times bigger hard discs than MS Windows 95A.
  • FutureOS can load 178 KB in 9 seconds from floppy disc and manages up to 4 MB of RAM